This is unfortunately one of those weeks when a lot of sportswriters and editors have lost their jobs. So a two-part series by Steve Buttry on his Buttry Diary blog is particularly timely—although it’s never a bad time for good advice on searching for a job.
Job-hunting tips: Spread the wor.... More »
Perfectionism In Young Athletes
We recently received a note from a parent about how her 10-year-old’s high expectations lead her to give up when faced with adversity.
This is common when a child, like this softball player, has achieved success. She has pitched many perfect games, including at sta.... More »
Wow, has it been one year already? Just about one year ago, Stephen Curry made the decision to join the CoachUp team! Since then, we’ve made countless videos with Stephen and have enjoyed seeing his career bloom in front of our very eyes. We’ve watched in earnest as Stephen became an MVP.... More »
Are you looking for answers on how to help your child compete better? Maybe you’ve spent a lot of time and money teaching her skills, but she can’t seem to perform consistently. For young athletes, the mental toughness struggle is real. As the pressures of youth sports have increased ov.... More »
At-Home Workout Halloween is finally upon us, but if you’re worried about all those chocolates and sweets, we’ve got the perfect At-Home Workout for you to take advantage of on Sunday! All of our workouts focus on delivering fun, calorie-burning activities that don’t require an exp.... More »
It got a bit lost in all the real-life drama of New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson’s firing, but the NYT Innovation Report 2014, leaked last week, was an astonishing look inside the most prestigious newsroom in America. Anyone working in media should read it, not just because it’s a snapshot of where media is and where it’s going, but because it offers insights into the organizational hurdles along the way…
There’s been a disagreement and somehow it became major. The intensity continued to rise until it was out of control. Both of you have fired your shots in a brutal battle. Amidst the smoke and destruction, she has now retreated to the bedroom leaving you standing in the kitchen. It’s amazing how lonely your own home can become…
May 19, 2014 – Tampa, FL – Priority Research Corporation, DBA Protect Youth Sports
Protect Youth Sports, a Tampa based background check provider has announced that they have partnered with LeagueLineup, a leading web services provider to youth and sports organizations throughout North America.
It’s no surprise that kids worry about getting injured in youth sports. But did you know that such worries undermine kids’ confidence, performance and enjoyment of sports?
We recently chatted with Marcie Fyock, an instructor for George Mason University’s athletic training education program about this topic…
Below is an excerpt from a dissertation from Don Brady, PhD, PsyD, NCSP wrote ten years ago. Although the year of publishing might seem aged, there are pertinent and salient points to behold in this. Without further ado… TBI and Postconcussion: Many Years of Controversy Vague and inconsistent definitions of the constructs used to explain a [concussion] […]
With summer approaching, sports parents have already begun scheduling summer sports camps for their kids. As you search for camps, keep these things in mind before you make your choice.
What is the Camp’s History and Reputation?
There are definitely some great new camps out there. But camps that have built a trustworthy reputation for offering a quality staff and environment, and top-notch summer fitness are often worth the extra cost…